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Ponderosa Elementary
804 Ponderosa Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

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  • School Type: Elementary School
  • District: Santa Clara Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 5
  • Achieved API growth target: Yes
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 100%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 4%
  • School Schedule: Standard
  • Grades: K-5
  • K-3 Class Size: 27
  • Grades 4-6 Class Size: 25
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 4%
  • English learners: 33%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 21%
  • Migrant education program participants: 2%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 32%
  • Special education within past two years: 17%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 3.52
(based on the 96% who responded)
Graduate School
College Graduate
Some College
High School
Not a High School

State Rank: 7 out of 101
API Score:
Student Ethnicity:
Two or More
African American
American Indian
Pacific Islander

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 94086:

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Buchser Middle rank: 6 in Santa Clara
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Don Callejon rank: 8 in Santa Clara
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Juan Cabrillo Middle rank: 5 in Santa Clara
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Laurelwood Elementary rank: 10 in Santa Clara
Marian A. Peterson Middle rank: 9 in Sunnyvale
Millikin Elementary rank: 10 in Santa Clara
Montague Elementary rank: 5 in Santa Clara
New Valley Continuation High rank: A in Santa Clara
Pomeroy Elementary rank: 5 in Santa Clara
Ponderosa Elementary rank: 7 in Sunnyvale
Santa Clara Community Day rank: in Santa Clara
Santa Clara High rank: 7 in Santa Clara
Scott Lane Elementary rank: 3 in Santa Clara
Sutter Elementary rank: 9 in Santa Clara
Washington Elementary rank: 8 in Santa Clara
Westwood Elementary rank: 6 in Santa Clara
Wilson Alternative rank: 1 in Santa Clara

  1. The State Rank is determined by a school's API Score in comparison to all other schools in California. (1 is the worst, 10 is the best). An equal number of schools occupy each rank. * This rank comes from the 2013 California Academic Performance Index (API) Growth report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2013.
  3. Alternative Schools receive APIs but do not receive ranks
  4. Parent Education is the average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  5. More information: 2012-13 Academic Performance Index Reports Information Guide (PDF; 629KB; 65pp.)